Why is Sanibel Island a world renowned vacation destination?
How can a small barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico be known around the world when only 6000 year around residents call Sanibel home? What happens in February and March that swells the population to 24,000 residents? This Sanibel visitor and travel article addresses these questions and more...
The islands of Sanibel and Captiva are a wonderful location for destination weddings. From the warm, shelly beaches, to the winding bike paths around the island, to the wildlife and nature preserves, our islands offer an ideal setting for couples planning a relaxed tropical wedding.
While it may seem potentially challenging to plan a wedding from afar, our island vendors and venues offer a stress-free, enjoyable process for putting together the details of your wedding.
You'll get a beach vacation, but so much more on this Gulf Coast Island near Fort Myers. The island's location makes it one of the best places to find seashells in the country. "Who wouldn't love shelling on the beach and wadin nt the mellow, mellow waters?" Williams says.
Who is Seton McGlennon?
This world renowned artist has painted for presidents, celebrities and dignitaries around the world. In 2004 and 2006, President and Mrs. Bush commissioned McGlennon to create the national Christmas gifts. Her work has been noted by Regis and Kathie Lee, The Home and Family Show as well as Oprah.
Yes, we all love Sanibel and know that it is one of the best places in the world. Now after CBS news aired their nationwide broadcast (Sanibel A Seashell Hunter's Paradise) many will learn another reason why Sanibel is so special. Shells, shells and more shells! Sanibel Island is one of the best shelling beaches in all of the world! As home to more than 400 different species of shells, these islands attract collectors from around the globe.
The festival will be held at The Sanibel School and is sure to be another community evening of fun. Visitors are welcome. The Seahorse Festival committee congratulations Josh Leon on his winning design for this year's seahorse mascot. The seahorse Josh created will be featured on the official autograph T-shirts for the festival. Special thanks goes out to event sponsors:
February 17th, 2012: Sanibel Island Bowman's Beach History was set today as hundreds of islanders gathered at Bowmans Beach to set the Guiness Book of World Records for the most people ever to do the "Sanibel Stoop". Grand Marshal, Eric Pfeifer gave the instructions to the largest group of shellers ever gathered at one time to do the Sanibel Stoop and look for shells. With helicopter circling overhead 100's of shellers from all over the country shelled at once at Bowman's Beach and history was set.